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  • Mundy, Liza, 1960- author.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature.
     
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  • Cryptographers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
     
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  • Cryptography -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
     
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    Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II / Liza Mundy.
    by Mundy, Liza, 1960- author.
    New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2018] [2018]
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature.
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  • Cryptographers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
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  • Cryptography -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
  • ISBN: 
    9780316353731
    0316353736
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    Description: 
    xi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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    Ages 8-12.
    Summary: 
    "A nonfiction chronicle of the courageous efforts of remarkable young women recruited by the US government to crack German and Japanese military codes during World War II."--Provided by publisher.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: the secret letters -- The most difficult problem -- "I have something to show you" -- Magic -- "It was heart-rending" -- Midway -- The most important secret -- WAVES -- Uncle Sam wants you! -- "Q for communications" -- MacArthur's secret weapon -- "That's it! that's it!" -- A major break -- Twenty-eight acres of girls -- The largest clandestine message center in the world -- "I'm saving it!" -- So many girls -- Operation vengeance -- Sugar Camp -- Breaking shark -- The tables turn -- Pencil-pushing mamas sink Japanese ships -- One sad shoe -- Department K -- "Enemy landing at the mouth of the Seine" -- D-day -- Teedy -- The surrender message -- Peace -- Epilogue: the mitten.
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